PE PDH
PDH Online

Retaining and Floodwalls

Credit: 30 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $270.00
448 pages

Course Summary:

This course provides guidance for the safe design and economical construction of retaining and floodwalls. This manual is intended primarily for retaining walls which will be subjected to hydraulic loadings such as flowing water, submergence, wave action, and spray, exposure to chemically contaminated atmosphere, and/or severe climatic conditions. For the design of retaining walls which will not be subjected to hydraulic loadings or severe environmental conditions as described above, TM 5-818-1 may be used for computing the loadings and evaluating the stability of the structure.

Learning Objective:

  • INTRODUCTION
  • GENERAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS
  • FORCES ON WALLS
  • STRUCTURE STABILITY
  • FOUNDATION ANALYSES
  • DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION DETAILS AND CAUSES OF UNSATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE
  • SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR FLOOD WALLS
  • CONCRETE GRAVITY WALLS
  • CANTILEVER REINFORCED CONCRETE WALLS
  • ALTERNATE TYPES OF RETAINING WALLS

Review the quiz before studying the course.

Course Content

Course Author: US Army Corps of Engineers

 

Course 1

Click here to download pdh course 1

Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH or CE course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

Acrobat Reader is required to view this document. Click here to download a free copy of Acrobat Reader.